If parents say stealing is bad, why do they always seem to root for characters they meet in heist movies and TV shows? , I love watching the amazing and intricate plans they come up with to pull off the seemingly impossible heist, executed down to the last detail. kaleidoscope Netflix is one of the shows you’re rooting for Giancarlo Espositocharacter Leo Papp pulls one on police and security. It also got me thinking about some of the best heist movies to watch if you’re one of those people who love a good boost caper. Here are some of the best.
Ocean’s Eleven (2001)
with an A-list ensemble cast including George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Matt DamonWhen Andy Garcia, Oceans 11 is a remake of the classic 1960 Rat Pack movie. Frank Sinatra He plays point man Danny Ocean.in this slick Steven Soderbergh In the version, Clooney is tabbed as the leader with another plan to empty all $160 million in reserve vaults at a Las Vegas casino after being released from prison. The film spawned several more sea heist films and demonstrated the power of star power at the box office by earning $450 million on a budget of just $85 million.
David MametA great entry into the heist genre star Gene Hackman Joe Moore leads a veteran group of safe crackers in one final heist that sets them up for the rest of their lives.When Danny Devito As Joe’s financial backer Delroy Lindo As his longtime partner in crime, Mamet uses some signature snappy and sometimes grim dialogue to tell a tale of bold and complex boosting, like only a great playwright/director can. increase. robbery is a great heist movie and no list is complete without it.
Baby Driver (2017)
When I was a swordsman, Doc(Kevin Spacey), he knows he needs a baby (Ansel Elgort) at the wheel because he’s the best getaway driver I’ve ever worked with.with a ragtag group containing Jamie Foxx, Jon HammWhen John Bernthalproblems arise when each member begins to turn on one another, resulting in the best cinematic car chase sequence ever captured on film. baby driver A cool cheater with a top notch soundtrack in addition to great thrills.
The Town (2010)
so as not to lose to his best friend, Matt Damon of Oceans 11, Ben Affleck Lights up on both sides of the camera towna well-acted thriller that sees him command a group of blue-collar Bostonians and lead them to a task that puts their lives at risk. Jeremy Renner When Rebecca Hall As a couple of troubled buddies in Affleck’s Doug McCray’s characters, they’re trying to score big before the cops get smart with their plot.
Jackie Brown (1997)
Quentin Tarantinorose to the top of cinema like a meteorite, he stopped in 1997 to dive deeper into the gritty heist genre. Jackie BrownOne thing all the movies on this list have in common is an incredible group of actors who hone their craft. This is no exception. Pam Grier Her gun-handling boss Odell Robbie (Tarantino’s muse) Samuel Jackson) and plan to do well with some serious money Michael Keaton You star as one of the cops tasked with contending to track down an elusive and seductive crook.
Now You See Me (2013)
If you were a master magician with world-class sleight of hand skills, would you use them to steal millions of dollars? Now You See Me directed by Louis Leterrier. Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Fisher IslandWhen Dave Franco The entertainment group, known as the Four Horsemen, decided to team up and put their talents to the best of their ability to pull off a series of visibly large-scale heists. But don’t blink. Because when they underestimate rogue federal agent Dylan Rose, not everything looks that way (Mark Ruffalo) may have their own agenda. The film performed well enough to earn two more entries to form a heist-lovers trilogy.
one of our favorite directors Michael Manncould not pass up the opportunity to work with both Al Pacino When Robert De Niro This robbery crime thriller features a cat-and-mouse game between two big-screen legends from the 1995s heatPacino is a troubled cop who, while trying to protect his own family, takes great pride in meticulously and dangerously cashing in on his guns with De Niro. It’s a battle of wits and wills between movie legends that also benefits from great cinematography and rockstep pacing from a brilliant director. . Val Kilmer, Ashley JuddWhen Tom Sizemore All provide solid support in this criminal (no pun intended) underrated flick.
Inside Man (2006)
Clive Owen (Dalton Russell) is the charming and charismatic point man for this excellent caper over several days. After Russell’s team uses hostages to gain their freedom. Denzel WashingtonDetective Keith Frazier isn’t trying to get him and his crew out of the hands of the NYPD. But this clever criminal has claimed dozens of innocent lives and taken so much loot that this tense and thrilling thriller should be taken lightly. Jodie Foster She also excels as a reluctant mediator between the two, as she tries to negotiate agreements without reaching out for her own involvement in the crime.